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Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games

Cpl. Barron Josue, a native of Los Angeles with Wounded Warrior Battalion West, checks his gear before moving to the starting line of the 10k hand-cycle race during the 2013 Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy. He competed in both the hand-cycling and the Marine Corps versus Navy basketball game today. The team of 50 Marines defending champions will compete in several events during the Games including wheelchair basketball, archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball and track and field. They will defend their championship against the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Special Operations Command and the British Armed Forces. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney)



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This work, Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games [Image 9 of 10], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2013

Date Posted:05.12.2013 23:47

Photo ID:929951

VIRIN:130512-M-HQ478-098

Resolution:2592x1728

Size:2.59 MB

Location:COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USGlobe

Hometown:LOS ANGELES, CA, US

Hometown:PHOENIX, AZ, US

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